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 The DVM Program at Colorado State University prepares students for careers in the veterinary field in a world-class facility in Fort Collins, Colorado.

DVM Degree Program

Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Program

The College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences annually admits approximately 148 new students to the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Program, culminating in a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree. Admission to the veterinary medicine program at Colorado State is open to all students. Hands-on experience, from day one, alongside world-class faculty in an atmosphere designed to help you succeed make the Colorado State University veterinary program unique.

Program of Study

DVM News & Announcements

  • Todos Santos, international learning  for DVM students
    ​Todos Santos Center enters third year of collaboration and experiential learning.​​
  • rural debt relief
    New state program recruits rural veterinarians by repaying college debts.
  • ethel connelly dvm alum
    The first Native American woman to graduate with a doctorate in veterinary medicine from Colorado State University, Dr. Connelly now owns Grass Winds Veterinary Clinic on the Blackfeet Reservation in Montana.
  • practice of the year award
    ​Petplan pet insurance named our James L. Voss Veterinary Teaching Hospital their Practice of the Year at the seventh annual Veterinary Excellence Awards dinner.​

 DVM Mission, Vision, Values


​Mission: We elevate veterinary education through student-centered learning, diverse experiential opportunities, student-faculty engagement, and professional well-being in a vibrant Rocky Mountain community.

Vision: Advancing the veterinary profession through engagement of talented students led by world-class faculty and staff.

Tagline: Where compassionate service and innovative discovery improve animal and human health.


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 DVM Program Contacts


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Contact Us:
​1601 Campus Delivery
Fort Collins, Colorado 80523-1601

​(970) 491-7052

CVMBS Main: (970) 491-2250
Veterinary Teaching Hospital Fax: (970) 297-1205